- Thinking Through the Bible Series
- Thinking Through Philippians
Thinking Through Philippians
The first entry in the Thinking Through the Bible Series, Thinking Through Philippians was published independently by L. A. Mott in 1996. It was originally published as a series of articles in Christianity Magazine between 1985 and 1989. Though the style is different from the other books in the series, it sets the standard for accessible substance: taking the insights of the technical work of scholars and making them comprehensible for everyday students. Philippians above all depicts the joy of discipleship, stressing single-minded devotion to Christ ("to live is Christ") and the critical importance of Christian unity and humility. Disciples seeking for greater joy should immerse themselves in this epistle.
Read a sample from the book, discussing Philippians 2:9–13.
After the humiliating death on the cross, God exalted him; and believers must "work out [their] own salvation with fear and trembling...."
- 123 pages
- Copyright 1996